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University of Calcutta invites application for PhD Economics Admission 2016

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University of Calcutta announces PhD Economics Admission 2016

University of Calcutta (CU), Kolkata invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme in Economics for the academic session 2016-17.

Eligibility Criteria for PhD Economics admission 2016

Candidates should at least have 55% of marks in aggregate in their M.A./ M.Sc. examination from the university of Calcutta/ 60% of marks from any other UGC recognised university

The candidate should either have NET/ SET/M.Phil (from any recognised university with 2-semester/1-year course work) or has to qualify in the Research Entrance Test (RET) conducted by the department


Selection Procedure for PhD Economics admission 2016

Selection will be on the basis of the Research Entrance Test (RET) followed by an interview conducted by the university.

Note: Candidates who are expected to obtain their M.Phil in Economics (or related discipline like Development Studies, Foreign Policy Management, etc. with Masters degree in Economics) from any UGC recognised university by August 8, 2016 would be exempted from RET and will be eligible to appear directly in the interview


Structure of the Exam

The examination time will be one hour and thirty minutes; there will be 40 multiple choice questions (MCQ), each of 2 marks; there will be an essay of 20 marks; questions will be on Economic Theory, Quantitative Economics and Contemporary Global and Indian Economic Problems;

MCQs will be on Microeconomic Theory (12), Macroeconomic Theory (10), Statistics, Econometrics (10) and Mathematical Economics (8). The essay will be from Contemporary Global and Indian Economic Problems

The eligible candidates identified through RET/ NET/SET/MPhil have to submit statement of purpose (SoP) indicating the area of research interest (not exceeding 1000 words) on which a final interview will be conducted

The SoP has to be submitted at the time of application itself

Those who are expected to obtain M.A/M.Sc. in Economics from any UGC recognised university by July 31, 2016 would also be eligible to apply for RET

However, the final selection of these candidates would be contingent on their obtaining at least 55% of marks in aggregate in their M.A./ M.Sc. Exam from the University of Calcutta/ 60% of marks from any other UGC recognised university


How to Apply for PhD Economics admission 2016

How to Apply for University of Calcutta PhD Economics RET 2016

Interested candidates should apply in the prescribed application format made available on the University website www.caluniv.ac.in

The duly filled in application form, along with all requisite enclosure documents, should be submitted to the department, latest by 02nd August 2016

For any further details regarding application, eligibility criteria and admission procedure, candidates are requested to visit the University website www.caluniv.ac.in


Important Dates for PhD Economics admission 2016

Forms can be downloaded from the University Website from: 02nd August 2016

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 16th August 2016

Date of RET Examination: 18th August 2016

Date of Interview: 29th August 2016 & 30th August 2016

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